Follow-Up Projects

Transitioning from high to low pesticide-use in a Heinigou farming community

Transitioning from high to low pesticide-use in a Heinigou farming community

Save our Seeds (Germany) & Pesticide Eco-Alternatives Center (Kunming) jointly assist the village of Heinigou in reducing its pesticide use, following the 2015 Twinning exchange. Within the framework of the of the international 2000m2 Project established by the Foundation on Future Farming (FFF), they organize training sessions and exchange among local farmers. Continue reading…

Zero Waste Festival in France

Zero Waste Festival in France

Zero Waste France & AIFEN (Shanghai) – In July 2016 AIFEN job-shadowed the orgaization and implementation of Zero Waste France’s music festival to raise awareness of waste production. Continue reading…

International Coastal Cleanups

International Coastal Cleanups

Marine Conservation Society (UK) & Shanghai Rendu Ocean Development Center – the two formeTwinning partners will organize beach cleanups in both the UK and China and share their experience through social media. Continue reading…

Urban Solid Waste Policy: A Comparison between Capannori and Beijing

Urban Solid Waste Policy: A Comparison between Capannori and Beijing

Zero Waste Italy & Friends of Nature – In four stages the two former Twinning organizations compared waste production and management in the cities of Cappanori and Beijing. Continue reading…

To foster future joint cooperation, the Robert Bosch Foundation kindly supports specific Twinning follow-up projects, selected from alumni applications.  

The Capacity Building workshop for all participating fellows held at the initiation of the program serves not only as a strong starting base but also a real networking hub that provided extensive cross-fertilization.

The Twinning alumni network is also a growing source for specific background information and new collaborations. This is the very promising starting base for a Sino-European civil society network. It is astounding even to us to witness how broad and tightly tight the EU-China NGO networks have been spun, both during the exchange and beyond.

Electronics Industry Picture Campaign from Südwind Austria and LESN, HK
Our 2018 twinners from Südwind Austria and Labour Education and Service Network, HK, have promoted a foto campaign against last…
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Four Twinners joining forces on a Follow Up Project
Georgeta Mureanu, Li Fangfang, Louisa Kistemaker, and Shi Shan worked altogether on a follow-up project. All four of them participated in our…
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Capacity Building and Reflection Workshop in Vienna
In an intense and inspiring three-day workshop in Vienna/Austria, the social and environmental justice Twinners were provided with a training…
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VIDEO: EU-China Twinning Alumni Network Kick-off
A video documentation about the EU-China Twinning Alumni meeting in September 2018 in Hongkong: Members of the EU-China Twinning Alumni Network…
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2018 Twinners Laotu and Naturland met in Shanghai
After their Chengdu Sharing Conference, our 2018 twinner organization Laotu organized another meeting in Shanghai on September 29th to share the…
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New project from our 2018 Twinner organization WMCF
Our 2018 Twinner Organization Shenzhen Mangrove Conservation Foundation planning new education and awareness project. Continue reading...
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Davide Sabbadine and Dr. Horst Fabian on China’s tightening grip on civil society
Article from our 2017 Twinner Davide Sabbadin on China's NGOs law. Continue reading...
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2018 Twinner article in the Shanghai Daily: Urban Neighbors
LIFE IN THE CITY 2018 Twinner Kirsten Reinders has been interviewed by the Shanghai Daily during her stay in China.…
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German AIDS-Hilfe and Anhui Hefei Qingwei Health Center
  This year’s twinner Werner Bock has joined his Twinning partner Gao Pan in Hefei. In his Blog he keeps…
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Diary Entry: Kirsten at the AIFEN office meeting
Kirsten Reinders from Cologne has been staying in Shanghai since the beginning of August. Together with her Chinese twinning partners…
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